Disaster Recovery is Not a Matter of Luck

Often times when evaluating a potential client’s backup plan an old line from Clint Eastwood comes to mind. “You’ve gotta ask yourself a question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’” This being the week of St. Patrick’s Day we at Mode5 would like to send …

Read full blog post Posted on 03/18/2014

Microsoft Support Ending for XP and More

One of the bigger issues to arise in IT in the last ten years is Microsoft’s discontinuing of support for several key products most notably Windows XP. XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft on April 8th, 2014 which means no more …

Read full blog post Posted on 03/18/2014

15 Questions to Ask your Cloud Provider

Researching cloud computing vendors can be very daunting. The problem for many business owners and managers is that they often do not know the right questions to ask. In addition, I find that many businesses assume that cloud companies have answers to all the …

Read full blog post Posted on 02/13/2014

Referrals Are a Great Way to Show the Love

One of the most rewarding things to happen here at Mode5 is when we get a referral. Why? Because we appreciate the fact that our colleagues and clients trust us to deliver quality service to their friends and peers. As Valentine’s Day approaches, if …

Read full blog post Posted on 01/22/2014

The Hidden Costs of your Local IT Network

For many of us, this is a time of year that we look back and reflect on the financial performance of the previous year and think about what we can do to improve the bottom line. One piece of this puzzle is the …

Read full blog post Posted on 01/14/2014
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